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Revelation, 12 November 1831 [D&C 70]

for they have been faithful over many things & have done well inas much as they have not sinned behold I the Lord am merciful & will bless them & they shall enter into the joy of these things6

See Matthew 25:21–23; and Revelation, 6 June 1831 [D&C 52:13].  


even so Amen and again verily I say unto you that my servant William W. Phelps

17 Feb. 1792–7 Mar. 1872. Writer, teacher, printer, newspaper editor, publisher, postmaster, lawyer. Born at Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey. Son of Enon Phelps and Mehitabel Goldsmith. Moved to Homer, Cortland Co., New York, 1800. Married Sally Waterman,...

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shall be included in this commandment

Generally, a divine mandate that church members were expected to obey; more specifically, a text dictated by JS in the first-person voice of Deity that served to communicate knowledge and instruction to JS and his followers. Occasionally, other inspired texts...

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with you in this same stewardship

One who managed property and goods under the law of consecration; also someone given a specific ecclesiastical responsibility. According to the “Laws of the Church of Christ,” members of the church were to make donations to the bishop, who would record the...

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According to the minutes of the 12 November 1831 meeting, JS did not include Phelps in his list of individuals who had “claim on the Church for recompence” because of their work on the revelations. Unlike the others, Phelps had not yet assisted but had been appointed church printer and thus would have a key role in publishing the revelations. (Minutes, 12 Nov. 1831; Revelation, 20 July 1831 [D&C 57:11].)  


even so Amen [p. 125]
for they have been faithful over many things & have done well  inas much as they have not sin[n]ed behold I the Lord am merciful  & will bless them & they shall enter into the joy of these things6

See Matthew 25:21–23; and Revelation, 6 June 1831 [D&C 52:13].  


even so Amen and again verily I say unto you that my  servant William [W. Phelps]

17 Feb. 1792–7 Mar. 1872. Writer, teacher, printer, newspaper editor, publisher, postmaster, lawyer. Born at Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey. Son of Enon Phelps and Mehitabel Goldsmith. Moved to Homer, Cortland Co., New York, 1800. Married Sally Waterman,...

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shall be included in this commandment

Generally, a divine mandate that church members were expected to obey; more specifically, a text dictated by JS in the first-person voice of Deity that served to communicate knowledge and instruction to JS and his followers. Occasionally, other inspired texts...

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with  you in this same stewardship

One who managed property and goods under the law of consecration; also someone given a specific ecclesiastical responsibility. According to the “Laws of the Church of Christ,” members of the church were to make donations to the bishop, who would record the...

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According to the minutes of the 12 November 1831 meeting, JS did not include Phelps in his list of individuals who had “claim on the Church for recompence” because of their work on the revelations. Unlike the others, Phelps had not yet assisted but had been appointed church printer and thus would have a key role in publishing the revelations. (Minutes, 12 Nov. 1831; Revelation, 20 July 1831 [D&C 57:11].)  


even so Amen [p. 125]
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Revelation, Hiram Township

Area settled by immigrants from Pennsylvania and New England, ca. 1802. Located in northeastern Ohio about twenty-five miles southeast of Kirtland. Population in 1830 about 500. Population in 1840 about 1,100. JS lived in township at home of John and Alice...

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, OH, 12 Nov. 1831. Featured version, titled “Revelation 76 Hiram Nov. 12. 1831,” copied [between 12 and 20 Nov. 1831] in Revelation Book 1, pp. 124–125; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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